Travel Blogs from Memphis
... doctor and his prescription pad. Maybe both. Yep, the boy from Tupelo did all right. But If Elvis could hear the blues played on Beale Street one more time I wonder what he'd give? "When you see the tip bucket, don't duck it. Thank you very much. You're fantastic." If Elvis could appear on The Biggest Loser, he would, and he would win. If Elvis now had the choice of leaving the building or staying in the building, he would stay...just a little bit ...
... We really want to come back when Bass Pro Shop completes the renovation of the Pyramid. That place is going to be a destination as big as Graceland, maybe bigger. We had ribs at the Central BBQ, several locals told us this is where they go. Boy were they good and I am having leftovers for dinner tonight. Yum!! Today we will be looking at Graceland, may not take the tour as we have seen so much of the stuff on TV.
Tuesday is on to ...
... Dinner was at the Blues City Cafe tonight, where Steve, Kristy, Lizzy, Sabrina and I got to listen to this cool band, The Memphis 3, who played some Johnny Cash, Elvis and some country and blues songs. Memphis is most definitely one of my favourite cities we have visited. I love the history of the place, and how amazingly influential it has been on the world through its incredible music. New Orleans, you're up next. Let's see what you've got ...
... for real flowers. A separate building across the street houses Elvis' car collection, which is really impressive and includes his Pink Cadillac. After that, it was on to see his two planes, named Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II. The Lisa Marie is impressive, not to mention huge, and has all sorts of luxuries. I had a brief look at the 68' comeback tour and Aloha Hawaii exhibits but these were a bit boring or maybe it was just because I was now well and truly spent. I ...
We bought our tickets and had to wait for half an hour before the tour started.
Laura and I were the youngest people on the tour by an easy 20 years, and we
were also the only non-Americans....especially as I'm not really into the whole
'rock and roll / blues' scene, and had only heard of Elvis and Jonny Cash, I
felt VERY out of place! The others on the tours were all singing and bopping
along to the music..Laura knew it though, ...
Other places to stay in Memphis
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $224
- Pass it up
- Not What I expected
- Memorable Memphis
5069 Sanderlin Avenue, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Great Hotel, Great location
- Loved my stay at this great hotel
- Good for business travelers who don't take workout seriously
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Modern Luxury in Memphis
- "Not terribly impressed; OK but not great."
- Worth Every Dollar Spent
Richwood Home Owners Association, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $99
939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Great hotel!
- Nice place!
- Excellent experience
Southeast Memphis Betterment Association, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Everything I expected
- The Best!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- Great time!
Handy Holiday Community Club, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $59
Midtown, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- Great location, great rate, great staff
- Best part of our trip
- Central location, WiFi rulez!
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $136
- Great place to be
- Memphis Marriott-Downtown
- Terrific Staff. Great Hotel
5795 Poplar Ave., Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $135
Mc Kellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $96
1022 S Shady Grove Rd, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $172
- Great accommodation - a little distance from tourist attractions though
- Good Hotel
- Two Thumbs Up!!
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $151
- Oh dear what a mistake!
- Rib City
- Bad Service, Hotel Noisy
Balmoral Residents Association, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $51
5877 Poplar Ave, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Stay Here!
- Park Place is my Place in Memphis
- A great find! A clean hotel that's worth the price. A
Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $79
- Decent Stay at Affordable Rate
- New owners and convenient to everything in Memphis
- Horrible hotel
Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $143
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $221
- # 1 hotel in Memphis
- What's the big deal?
- Won't stay anywhere else in Memphis
1236 Primacy Pkwy, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $97
- Wonderful hotel
- Great Stay
- An easy night in a pleasant hotel
1837 Union Ave, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $132
- Worst Experience ever!
- Clean rooms, great price
New Pathways, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $106
6500 Poplar Ave., Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $65
Quince - Oakhaven-Parkway PD, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $195
- Really good for a Hampton
- Great location but walls a little thin
- Good location
6015 Park Avenue, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $132